Under the regulations, enacted on June 8, 2016, Ohio opened its doors to medical marijuana businesses. The regulations of this measure have provisions for these businesses:
Regulatory oversight is shared among three agencies: The Department of Commerce oversees cultivators and testing labs, The Board of Pharmacy oversees the patient registry and dispensaries; and the State Medical Board of Ohio, oversees the physicians who prescribe medical marijuana.
Currently, the state is not open to new medical marijuana businesses. If you want to be first in line for when licensing reopens, keep reading below for steps you need to work on right now.
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To get ahead and be prepared for when the state re-opens the program, you should:
Until the state re-opens their program for licensing, these are the general steps to follow in setting up your dispensary business. Some of these can be taken care of now, which would allow you to get a head-start on the process.
Same as Dispensary steps, the only difference is that you will be contracting with dispensaries and/or edible/extraction/infused products manufacturers to grow marijuana for them.
Same as Dispensary steps, the only difference is that you will be contracting with dispensaries to provide your products to customers as well as contract with cultivators to grow marijuana for you, if you don't want to do it yourself.